Carlo Pedretti

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Carlo Pedretti

Carlo Pedretti (born January 6, 1928 in Bologna ; † January 5, 2018 in Lamporecchio ) was an Italian art historian who was considered an expert on the works of the Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519), in particular the manuscripts and notebooks of Leonardo . Pedretti authored more than 40 books on the life and work of Leonardo and more than 500 magazine articles and articles. Since 2008 he was an honorary citizen of Vinci , Leonardo's hometown. Pedretti died in January 2018, one day before his 90th birthday.

Works (selection)

  • Leonardo, art and science. Giunti Editore, Florence / Milan 2000
  • Leonardo da Vinci, Il Codice Arundel 263 nella British Library , Giunti Editore, Florence 1998
  • Leonardo da Vinci - The robe studies. Schirmer-Mosel, Munich 1990 (original title: Léonard de Vinci - les études de draperies ), ISBN 3-88814-367-5 (German-language edition of the catalog for the first exhibition of the robe studies by Leonardo da Vinci from December 3, 1989 to February 26 1990 in the Louvre).
  • The Literary Works of Leonardo da Vinci: A Commentary to Jean Paul Richter's Edition. 2 volumes, Berkeley 1977
  • Leonardo; a study in chronology and style. University of California Press, Berkeley 1973
  • The Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci in the Collection of HM Queen at Windsor Castle. 3 volumes, 1968/1969
    • from this the catalog Leonardo da Vinci - Nature and Landscape; Nature Studies from the Royal Library at Windsor Castle (with an introduction by Kenneth Clark ). Belser Verlag 1983
  • Leonardo Inedito. Tre Saggi. Giunti Editore, Florence 1968
  • Leonardo da Vinci on Painting. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles 1964

Web links

Commons : Carlo Pedretti  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. E 'morto Carlo Pedretti, il più grande esperto di Leonardo Da Vinci , accessed on January 5, 2018
  2. Getty Images: Carlo Pedretti. Retrieved March 17, 2012 .
  3. Martin Kemp : Leonardo , CH Beck, Munich 2005, p. 11, ISBN 978-3-406-53462-1
  4. Leonardo expert Pedretti has died ,, January 5, 2018, accessed on January 7, 2018
  5. ↑ also exists in two special editions for the exhibitions in the Hamburger Kunsthalle and the Kunsthaus Zürich 1983/84